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Export Requirements for New Zealand (Egg Products)

NZ-13 (Sep 24, 2019)

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Eligible/Ineligible Products

  1. Eligible Products
    1. Egg Products except as indicated under ineligible below unless heat treated to the specified parameters below. 
  2. Ineligible Products
    1. Egg or egg products used to produce albumen powders or egg albumen crystals which originated from flocks in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on or after March 13, 2019. Albumen powders and albumen crystals manufactured in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on or after March 13, 2019 and before August 8, 2019. 
    2. Egg or egg products used to produce albumen powders or egg albumen crystals which originated from flocks in Fairfield County, Connecticut on or after March 29, 2019 and before July 6, 2019. Albumen powders and albumen crystals manufactured in Fairfield County, Connecticut on or after March 29, 2019 and before July 6, 2019.
    3. Egg or egg products used to produce albumen powders or egg albumen crystals which originated from flocks in Monterey County, California on or after April 20, 2019 and before September 18, 2019.  Albumen powders and albumen crystals manufactured in Monterey County, California on or after April 20, 2019 and before September 18, 2019. *
    4. Egg or egg products used to produce albumen powders or egg albumen crystals which originated from flocks in Merced County, California on or after June 27, 2019.  Albumen powders and albumen crystals manufactured in Merced County, California on or after June 27, 2019. 

Documentation Requirements

  1. The following statements must be typed on FSIS Form 9060-5EP or provided on a FSIS Letterhead Certificate
    1. The eggs used to manufacture egg powders or egg crystals for this consignment have originated from flocks where Angara disease has not been recognized; AND the egg powders or egg crystals were manufactured in the United States, a country where Angara disease has not been recognized.
    2. During processing, egg albumen product was subjected to a heat treatment of greater than 54.4°C for at least 7 days OR the whole egg or egg yolk product was pasteurized at greater than 60°C for at least 3.5 minutes.
    3. The eggs used to manufacture egg albumen powders or egg albumen crystals for export to New Zealand have originated from flocks in a Zone(s) which is (are) free of notifiable avian influenza as described in the OIE Code; AND the egg powders or egg crystals for export to New Zealand were manufactured in a Zone which is free of notifiable avian influenza as described in the OIE Code.
    4. After examination of all records and documentation on which the Manufacturer's Declaration is based, and subsequent enquiry, I have no reason to doubt the veracity of the Manufacturer's Declaration.

For the purposes of this zoosanitary certificate, as agreed with Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) New Zealand, a Zone, as defined by the OIE Code, will represent a county or counties in the United States.

If the USDA cannot certify that the Zone(s) from which the flocks originated are free of notifiable avian influenza as described in the OIE Code; AND that the Zone in which the product was manufactured is free of notifiable avian influenza as described in the OIE Code –  the product will be certified as having been subjected to heat processing:

    1. at a temperature greater than 54.4°C for a period of at least 21.38 days (21 days and 9 hours 8 minutes) or
    2. at a temperature greater than 67°C for a period of at least 0.83 days (19 hours and 55 minutes)

In the event that the processing parameters do not meet i) or ii) above – the product will be consigned to an MPI approved transitional facility for further treatment in New Zealand. [Entry under these conditions will require an import permit.]


 

 

 

Last Modified Sep 24, 2019